E3 2013: PlayStation 4 Will Be Region-Free

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

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Like the PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, and PlayStation Vita, the PlayStation 4 will indeed be region-free. While not announced at their press conference, when asked on Twitter, Sony Computer Entertainment public relations relayed the confirmation to Brad Douglas, employed at Sony Japan, that PlayStation 4 will indeed by region-free.

If that wasn’t enough, Sony’s own Shuhei Yoshida, Sony Worldwide Studios boss, confirmed it himself on Twitter when asked, and answered with a simple ‘yes.’ So, no used game restriction, no DRM with no required online connection in a draconian manner, $399.99 price point, and region-free. Sony is really going all out.


The PS4 is also available for pre-order at Amazon, Amazon.ca.

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  • Jeremy Barnes

    Sony is really smacking MS around.

  • An Tran

    Unlike Nintendo and Microsoft, Sony’s pretty damn smart. They really appeal well with gamers, so I can see the PS4 doing very well, especially with that price point. I’m sticking with PC and Wii U this gen, but console-only gamers should have plenty of fun with a PS4 and Wii U combo.